The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 518 553 580
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +27
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 103 63 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 58
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,400 £41,130
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
- -12.70%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39277 36796 40730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.88% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32377 30444 35159
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 21 £67,500 +20.00% 1
Sidcup - 1 £30,000 - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 129 (57.85%) QA
2 68 (30.49%) Selenium
3 63 (28.25%) Information Security
4 58 (26.01%) Penetration Testing
4 58 (26.01%) Automated Testing
5 57 (25.56%) SQL
6 56 (25.11%) Security Cleared
7 53 (23.77%) C#
8 52 (23.32%) Test Scripting
8 52 (23.32%) Performance Testing
9 51 (22.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 49 (21.97%) Test Management
11 48 (21.52%) Finance
11 48 (21.52%) Test Strategy
12 44 (19.73%) Software Testing
13 43 (19.28%) Integration Testing
14 42 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (18.39%) Data Migration
15 41 (18.39%) Migration
16 40 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 40 (17.94%) Degree
17 39 (17.49%) .NET
18 35 (15.70%) E-Commerce
19 31 (13.90%) SoapUI
20 30 (13.45%) WebDriver
20 30 (13.45%) Java
21 29 (13.00%) Manual Testing
22 28 (12.56%) Visual Studio
22 28 (12.56%) Microsoft
22 28 (12.56%) Scrum

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.24%) Apache
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.24%) MS Office
2 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.97%) Wireless
2 16 (7.17%) Internet
2 16 (7.17%) Wireless Security
3 15 (6.73%) Network Security
4 12 (5.38%) Firewall
5 11 (4.93%) HTTP
6 6 (2.69%) VoIP
7 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.90%) PSTN
9 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.45%) DNS
9 1 (0.45%) Extranet
9 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.48%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 68 (30.49%) Selenium
2 31 (13.90%) SoapUI
3 30 (13.45%) WebDriver
4 28 (12.56%) Visual Studio
5 25 (11.21%) Cucumber
6 23 (10.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 22 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (6.73%) Jenkins
9 14 (6.28%) JIRA
9 14 (6.28%) SpecFlow
10 9 (4.04%) Git (software)
10 9 (4.04%) WATIR
11 6 (2.69%) Robotium
11 6 (2.69%) Calabash
12 5 (2.24%) RSpec
12 5 (2.24%) Metasploit
12 5 (2.24%) Xcode
13 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.79%) Subversion
13 4 (1.79%) AppScan
General
1 48 (21.52%) Finance
2 25 (11.21%) Retail
3 14 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.79%) Games
4 4 (1.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.35%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.35%) Law
5 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.35%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) Military
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (20.18%) Test Manager
1 45 (20.18%) Consultant
2 37 (16.59%) QA Manager
3 30 (13.45%) QA Test Manager
4 28 (12.56%) Tester
5 22 (9.87%) Penetration Tester
6 19 (8.52%) Analyst
7 15 (6.73%) Test Consultant
8 14 (6.28%) QA Consultant
8 14 (6.28%) Managing Consultant
9 13 (5.83%) Team Leader
10 12 (5.38%) Security Consultant
10 12 (5.38%) Test Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) Senior Test Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) QA Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) Security Analyst
12 9 (4.04%) Technology Consultant
12 9 (4.04%) Test Leader
13 8 (3.59%) Information Analyst
13 8 (3.59%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.49%) .NET
2 25 (11.21%) Gherkin
3 23 (10.31%) SOAP
4 13 (5.83%) RESTful
5 11 (4.93%) Web Services
6 6 (2.69%) XML
7 5 (2.24%) JSON
8 4 (1.79%) HTML
8 4 (1.79%) StructureMap
9 3 (1.35%) SAML
9 3 (1.35%) CSS
9 3 (1.35%) Flash
10 1 (0.45%) JSF
10 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.52%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.38%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.38%) CESG
3 7 (3.14%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.24%) Open Source
5 5 (2.24%) RMADS
5 5 (2.24%) BBC
6 4 (1.79%) AS400
7 3 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.35%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.90%) Derivative
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.45%) iPhone
9 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.07%) Apple iOS
1 18 (8.07%) Android
2 16 (7.17%) Linux
3 14 (6.28%) Windows
4 11 (4.93%) UNIX
5 4 (1.79%) Solaris
5 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.79%) OS/390
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.25%) Information Security
2 58 (26.01%) Penetration Testing
2 58 (26.01%) Automated Testing
3 52 (23.32%) Test Scripting
3 52 (23.32%) Performance Testing
4 51 (22.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 49 (21.97%) Test Management
6 48 (21.52%) Test Strategy
7 44 (19.73%) Software Testing
8 43 (19.28%) Integration Testing
9 42 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (18.39%) Data Migration
10 41 (18.39%) Migration
11 40 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (15.70%) E-Commerce
13 29 (13.00%) Manual Testing
14 28 (12.56%) Scrum
15 26 (11.66%) Test Automation
15 26 (11.66%) Usability Testing
16 25 (11.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.56%) SQL
2 53 (23.77%) C#
3 30 (13.45%) Java
4 22 (9.87%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.28%) PHP
6 12 (5.38%) Ruby
7 11 (4.93%) C++
8 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.79%) C
9 4 (1.79%) Scala
10 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.35%) Python
10 3 (1.35%) VB
11 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (25.11%) Security Cleared
2 40 (17.94%) Degree
3 25 (11.21%) CISSP
4 24 (10.76%) ISEB
5 19 (8.52%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.62%) CISM
7 12 (5.38%) CEH
7 12 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (4.04%) ISTQB
8 9 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.04%) CCNP
9 7 (3.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (3.14%) CISA
10 6 (2.69%) GPEN
10 6 (2.69%) OSCP
11 4 (1.79%) PCI QSA
11 4 (1.79%) GCIH
11 4 (1.79%) CISMP
11 4 (1.79%) OSCE
11 4 (1.79%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (57.85%) QA
2 23 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (7.17%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.69%) COBIT
5 3 (1.35%) WCAG
6 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) XenApp
2 1 (0.45%) XenServer
2 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.90%) Nessus
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.14%) hybris
3 5 (2.24%) Oracle
4 4 (1.79%) VMware
5 3 (1.35%) Splunk
6 2 (0.90%) Dell
6 2 (0.90%) Qualys
6 2 (0.90%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.45%) Coverity
7 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) McAfee
7 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum to 65k + car allowance + min 18% bon
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Sidcup
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago